Jade Cargo International finally confirmed its order for six 747-400ERFs valued at $1.3 billion for delivery from January 2006 through January 2008. It previously had been listed by Boeing as an unidentified customer. The deal takes Boeing's 2005 747 order book to 19 net of cancellations. Jade Cargo, based in Shenzhen, plans to begin operations in 2006. It was founded in October 2004 and is the first joint venture airline of its kind in China, with ownership split among Shenzhen ...

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